Articles By: Angie

Giveaway: Thomas the Tank Engine

Giveaway: Thomas the Tank Engine
Thomas the Tank Engine is coming to the Heart of Dixie Railroad in Calera and BirminghamMommy has tickets for one lucky reader! This fun-filled event offers little engineers and their families the opportunity to take a ride with Thomas the Tank Engine, star of the popular Thomas & Friends® series....
March 5th, 2015 | featured, to win | Read More

Practical Hacks for Parents: DIY Ice Packs

Practical Hacks for Parents: DIY Ice Packs
3 Kids, 3 lunches everyday. Factor in forgetting to unpack said lunches, leaving things at school or needing to ice a boo boo (real or exaggerated) and we always seem to be short on ice packs. Here’s a quick, inexpensive tip for making your own. Hit the Dollar store and pick up some kitchen sponges,...
March 4th, 2015 | featured, to make | Read More

Birmingham Area Spring Break Camps: 2015

Birmingham Area Spring Break Camps: 2015
We’re just about a month away from Spring Break here in Birmingham. Moms every where are looking for some fun things to do with or for the kids. Here are some options for camps around town. Birmingham Zoo Spring Break Camps – Habitats Join us as we talk to ZooKeepers about the animals they...
March 3rd, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

Reading Rocks!

Reading Rocks!
Today is Read Across America Day! The National Education Association is building a nation of readers through its signature program, NEA’s Read Across America. Now in its 18th year, this year-round program focuses on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources. Ever...
March 2nd, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: March 1st – March 8th

Birmingham Events Calendar: March 1st – March 8th
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Looks like another week of tricky Alabama Weather! Lots happening around town, indoors and out. We’re super excited about the Exceptional Foundation Chili Cook Off coming up on Saturday, it’s one of our favorite events of the year! Most any event...
March 1st, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

Celebrate Seuss! Read Across America Day!

Celebrate Seuss! Read Across America Day!
“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child.” A favorite to so many, Dr Seuss is having a birthday, so let’s Celebrate Seuss and get in on Read Across America Day! Check out what’s happening around Birmingham! 2nd & Charles Celebrate...
February 27th, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

Stop Yelling! It doesn’t work anyway….

Stop Yelling! It doesn’t work anyway….
My house is loud… Like, can’t-hear-yourself-think-calgon-take-me-away, loud. I think that having 3 kids (all girls) clamoring for my attention and trying to talk over each other makes my life doomed to noise so deafening I’m tempted to invest in those nifty noise reduction headphones...
February 26th, 2015 | featured, to live | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: February 22nd – March 1st

Birmingham Events Calendar: February 22nd – March 1st
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Another tricky weather week for Birmingham. Make sure to double check any events before heading out as they may be canceled, rescheduled or delayed due to the threat of ice and snow. We’ve made a couple of updates to our Consignment Calendar, so check...
February 22nd, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

Big Machines Day is Back at McWane Science Center!

Big Machines Day is Back at McWane Science Center!
For the sixth year in a row McWane Science Center will host Big Machines Day. Get your motors running and head on over for a truckload of fun. Spend a constructive day getting up close and personal with some big machines including backhoes, excavators, dump trucks, loaders, dozers and cranes! Learn the...
February 19th, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More

Birmingham Events Calendar: February 15th – February 22nd

Birmingham Events Calendar: February 15th – February 22nd
It’s Not Our Fault if Your Kids are Bored! Cold Tricky Weather in our forecast for this week.. Make sure to stay weather aware and watch for any school closing or delays on our facabook page. Big Machines Day is back at the McWane Science Center, and if you’re wanting a little bit of a Mardi...
February 15th, 2015 | featured, to do | Read More